Be Inspired Daily.

WEDNESDAY | TV — Man Shops Globe
September 30, 2009, 7:00 am
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Man Shops Globe

greatest job ever? Sundance Channel — premieres Oct 7

Claiming he has the “greatest job in the world,” Keith Johnson, buyer-at-large for the upscale retailer Anthropologie, invites viewers along on an international treasure hunt on the Sundance Channel original series, MAN SHOPS GLOBE. In out-of-the-way antique shops, private dealerships and craft stalls, Johnson looks for one-of-a-kind home furnishings and accessories that will reach consumers in Anthropologie outlets, or inspire the company’s design and manufacturing team.

In each half-hour program, Keith travels to a new country in search of fantastic and unusual decorative objects, furniture, and textiles. He also seeks out the world’s best artists and crafts people. MAN SHOPS GLOBE follows Johnson, who travels six months of the year, to ends-of-the-earth excursions, from flea markets in Paris to remote villages in India and obscure art studios in Turkey.

— As seen on Design*Sponge


TUESDAY | MUSIC — Matt and Kim
September 29, 2009, 8:00 am
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Daylight” by Matt and Kim (as heard on Bacardi Mojito commercial) from the Album

Download songs for free at their webpage, and here.

— shared by Daniel Bruns on Facebook (thanks!)

September 28, 2009, 7:00 am
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I dont usually like to have someone pick colors for me, but this is fun to play with. Related to

— Thanks dad!

FRIDAY | ETC. — Typography Soap
September 25, 2009, 8:00 am
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Lol. Clean Typography.

For sale here.

— Thanks Susie Ellsworth!

THURSDAY | BOOK — When Organizing is Not Enough by Julie Morgenstern
September 24, 2009, 8:00 am
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Anyone who knows me knows I could never even come close. But I am fascinated by this “100 Things” movement. People who are embracing a ‘decluttered life’ and choosing to live with only 100 things. There was a TIME article on their efforts: here.

One of the books recommended in that article is this:

When Organizing is Not Enough: SHED Your Stuff, Change Your Life by Julie Morgenstern.

Amazon link

WEDNESDAY | MOVIE — The Fantastic Mr. Fox
September 23, 2009, 8:00 am
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The Fantastic Mr. Fox

on Apple

This doesnt come out until Nov. 13, but I love children’s book author Roald Dahl and saw a preview for this one this weekend.

By Wes Anderson…. The classic stop-motion animation is quirky and charming and the characters seem great: high-profile voices like George Clooney, Meryl Streep & Bill Murray.

Mrs. Fox:

“We’re different. We all are. Him especially — but there’s something kind of fantastic about that. Isn’t there?”

TUESDAY | MUSIC — Sea Wolf “White Water, White Bloom”
September 22, 2009, 5:00 am
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Sea Wolf

(Great band name. I had a Commodore 64 game called Sea Wolf. I loved that game.)

Their new album , “White Water, White Bloom” comes out today, and can be previewed on Dangerbird Records’ YouTube page.